My Thoughts Exactly

2009-04-18 20:00:00 -0400

On the Apple Push Notification Service for iPhone OS/SDK 3.0, there’s an interesting comment thread over on Mobile Orchard. Ryan Daigle writes:

This has the potential to become a very expensive and heavy-weight hack to masquerade as a local cron system on the iPhone.

As Adrian Hosey reasons in that same thread, it really is a lot of fail-prone nonsense. There should be some kind of local device API for scheduling with launchd or whatever the OS uses.

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